[ensembl-dev] Ensembl Genomes release 12

Giulietta gspudich at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Dec 16 14:48:02 GMT 2011

The Ensembl Genomes Project is pleased to announce release 12 of Ensembl 
Genomes. <http://www.ensemblgenomes.org/>

This release contains 5 new genomes, bringing the total genomes 
supported to 335 <http://www.ensemblgenomes.org/info/species>.   Main 
highlights are:

* Software migration to Ensembl 65

* Operon data from RegulonDB <http://regulondb.ccg.unam.mx> for /E. coli 
K12/ <http://bacteria.ensembl.org/e_coli_k12> in Ensembl Bacteria 

* A new species (/Ashbya gossypii 
<http://fungi.ensembl.org/Ashbya_gossypii/Info/Index>) /and manually 
curated annotation from a new resource for yeast!  This is the first 
release of Ensembl Fungi <http://fungi.ensembl.org/index.html> 
containing data from PomBase <http://www.pombase.org/>, a new 
genome-centric resource (developed by Ensembl Genomes, the University of 
Cambridge, and University College London) for the fission yeast 
/Schizosaccharomyces pombe/ 

*The addition of /Cyanidioschyzon merolae/ 
<http://plants.ensembl.org/cyanidioschyzon_merolae> to Ensembl Plants 
<http://plants.ensembl.org/index.html> and significant updates to 
/Physcomitrella patens/ 
<http://plants.ensembl.org/physcomitrella_patens> and the soybean 
/Glycine max/ <http://plants.ensembl.org/glycine_max>

* Three new genomes in Ensembl Metazoa <http://metazoa.ensembl.org>: 
/Atta cephalotes/ <http://metazoa.ensembl.org/atta_cephalotes>, a 
leaf-cutting ant, /Tribolium castaneum/ 
<http://metazoa.ensembl.org/Tribolium_castaneum>, the red flour beetle, 
and /Bombyx mori/ <http://metazoa.ensembl.org/bombyx_mori>, a 
domesticated silkmoth

/Note, EG 12 will be available on ftp next week./

Happy holidays!

The Ensembl Genomes Team

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